We are humans helping animals.
We are a group of people with a common goal; to live in a way that we cause minimum harm, and live to do maximum good work. It's our understanding that physical pain is objectively bad. So for us, reducing pain, and nurturing changes that reduce pain is an objective good.
Peepal Farm is stray animal rescue, a no-till organic farm, a small-scale social enterprise. It started out as a home that we built with space for injured stray animals to heal & be heard, for people who wanted to help, and for us to be able to organically farm, while reducing our harm. Instead of putting in a swimming pool, we built a cow shed. Instead of media room, we have a clinic. Instead of having master bedrooms, we made rooms for those who want to come here and experience a simple, sustainable and purposeful life.
We started constructing the place on December 9, 2014 in a small village near Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh and were operational by August 2015.
We started doing good as we believed in doing the right thing. We have observed that doing good is not only good in that sense, but also feels great.
The philosophy behind this was to reduce our suffering footprint (the suffering we cause in the course of living), and making our survival purposeful by doing good work.
To reduce animal suffering.
We do this in short term by helping injured animals that we see, and in the long term by nudging people away from destructive behaviors.